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The Ton Run and Other Stories: A novel Lester Brien

The Ton Run and Other Stories: A novel

Lester Brien

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The year is 1973. On the run from a Sydney liquor heist gone wrong, professional thief Lawrence Hargreaves changes his name and moves to the Byron Bay hinterland with dreams of becoming a cattle farmer. In town, police sergeant Vic Malone stands likeMoreThe year is 1973. On the run from a Sydney liquor heist gone wrong, professional thief Lawrence Hargreaves changes his name and moves to the Byron Bay hinterland with dreams of becoming a cattle farmer. In town, police sergeant Vic Malone stands like a deluded King Canute before the rising tide of surfers and hippies settling in the area. These events will change the region’s demographics forever. Caught between the old Byron and the new, ageing farmer Frank Harwood and his surfer son Robert join Hargreaves on his property for an innocent fencing job that becomes an introduction to “the rough end of crime.”This book also includes four short stories of travel and coastal and country life in and around Byron Bay.